Dance Library

•  Recommended ebooks  •  Recommended articles  •  Recommended dance book/arctile websites  •  Online video collection  •

1. ebooks

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The Dance; Historic Illustrations of Dancing from 3300 B.C. to 1911 A.D.

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Dancing to the clapping of bands. Egyptian,

from the tomb of Ur-ari-en-Ptah,

6th Dynasty,

about 3300 B.C.

(British Museum.)

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Greek figures

in a solemn dance.

From a vase at Berlin.

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Cyprian limestone group

of Phoenician dancers,

about 6½ in. high.

There is a somewhat similar group,

also from Cyprus,

in the British Museum.

The dress,

a hooded cowl,

appears to be of great antiquity.

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Patagonian dancers to

fife and tabor.

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The Art of Stage Dancing – The Story of a Beautiful and Profitable Profession

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Gilda Gray and Ned Wayburn pupils in

It’s Getting Darker on Broadway,” 

follies of 1922

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Lace Ballet,

ollies of 1922

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Orchesography, or, the Art of Dancing (Characters and Demonstrative Figures)

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The Presence of the Body.

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To know to and from what Positions,

Steps move.

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Forwards turning

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A regular Figure.

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The Russian Ballet by A. E. Johnson

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Scene from the ballet Thamar

(Tamara)

by Mily Balakirev

Walker Art Library

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Scene from the ballet Thamar

(Tamara)

by Mily Balakirev

Walker Art Library

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The Art of Music

– A Comprehensive Library of Information
for Music Lovers and Musicians

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Greek and Roman Dances

as Depicted on Ancient Vases

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Odalisque in ‘Scheherazade’,

(Russian Ballet)

Leon Bakst

Date: 1910

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A Plastic Pantomime (Dalcroze Eurhythmics)

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The Dance: Its Place in Art and Life by Margaret West Kinney and Troy Kinney

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Seventeenth Century Court Dances

The Saraband ;

The Allemand;

The other groups are from the Minuet;

represent the Mirror figure

in the Minuet de la Reine

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Typical “Flamenco” Poses.

(From work of Señorita Elisa Cansino.)

The Garrotin;

The Tango;

The Garrotin;

The Tango;

The Garrotin.

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A Book About the Theater by Brander Matthews

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Above:

a  landscape set,

designed by F. Fontanesi,

Italy,

eighteen century;

Below:

a set for the Opera

“Robert le Diable”,

at Paris Opera.

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Puppet-show,

Fig 1. Behind the scene,

Fig 2. Punch throw away the child,

Fig 3. Punch, Judy and the child,

Fig 4. Punch quiets Judy.

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2. Recommended Dance Book Website

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3. Recommended articles

Download: Bursting bubbles between sand and sea teaching dance on the edge of the Mediterranean.pdf

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Download: Empowering the self through dance in 2012 Egypt.pdf

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Download: Pushing Boundaries Reflections on Teaching and Learning Contemporary Dance in Amman. pdf

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‘Authentic’ Dance and Racialized Ethnic Identities in Multicultural America: Chinese in Minnesota and Peruvian in New JerseySociology of Race and Ethnicity (2016) by Hui Wilcox, St. Catherine University

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Movement in spaces of liminality: Chinese Dance and Immigrant Identities Ethnic And Racial Studies (2011) by Hui Wilcox, St. Catherine University

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Embodied Ways of Knowing, Pedagogies, and Social Justice: Beyond Inclusive Science National Women’s Studies Association Journal (2009) by Hui Wilcox, St. Catherine University

4. Online video collection

To Watch Performances: here

Online Training Resources: here